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Former telecoms executives move to block decade-old interview memoranda from FCPA trial

Former telecoms executives move to block decade-old interview memoranda from FCPA trial

February 24, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

Two former Magyar Telekom executives facing trial over civil FCPA charges are fighting to block the SEC from using as evidence interview memoranda produced by White & Case lawyers over 10 years ago during an internal investigation.

DOJ quietly releases compliance guidance, but stops short of offering concrete benchmarks

DOJ quietly releases compliance guidance, but stops short of offering concrete benchmarks

February 22, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

Lawyers say that the DOJ’s new guidance contains common sense principles that companies are probably already considering in their compliance programmes.

2017: What’s coming up?

2017: What’s coming up?

February 22, 2017, GIR

With enforcement agencies around the world ramping up the fight against economic crime, and a new, unpredictable US government, 2017 is set to be a tumultuous year. In December 2016 we invited six leading lawyers from the UK, Germany, the US and Hong Kong to give their predictions on what will be the big issues for investigations specialists over the coming 12 months.

Despite lawsuit, DOJ continues to withhold FCPA monitor candidate names

Despite lawsuit, DOJ continues to withhold FCPA monitor candidate names

February 13, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

Unsuccessful candidates for the lucrative Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance oversight jobs have privacy interests that must be protected, the US Department of Justice has said.

FOIA response indicates few firms competed twice for FCPA monitorship positions

FOIA response indicates few firms competed twice for FCPA monitorship positions

February 13, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

Nearly 30 law firms were considered for monitor positions overseeing companies that resolved Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations between 2009 and 2014, according to information provided by US Department of Justice.

The implications of the FCPA rush

The implications of the FCPA rush

February 01, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

There was an unprecedented rush of FCPA cases between the election of President Donald Trump and his inauguration. Just Anti-Corruption talks to lawyers about the implications of the dash to negotiate eleven corporate settlements in two months.

Criminal division chief short list includes former US attorney, Big Law partner

Criminal division chief short list includes former US attorney, Big Law partner

January 25, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

Two former George W Bush-era Department of Justice officials are leading contenders to head the DOJ's criminal division, according to people familiar with the Donald Trump administration transition.

Transparency International splits with US affiliate after disagreement

Transparency International splits with US affiliate after disagreement

January 23, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

Transparency International USA has confirmed it is no longer affiliated with Berlin-based anti-corruption organisation Transparency International due to a “fundamentally different strategy and approach to combatting bribery and corruption”.

Rise of multilateral corruption cases signals new era of advocacy

Rise of multilateral corruption cases signals new era of advocacy

January 23, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

A rise in multilateral foreign bribery settlements is changing how lawyers defend their clients. Just Anti-Corruption explores how.

DOJ penalises Rolls-Royce's self-report failure in US$800 million multilateral resolution

DOJ penalises Rolls-Royce's self-report failure in US$800 million multilateral resolution

January 17, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

The US Department of Justice and UK's Serious Fraud Office divided up the foreign bribery investigation into Rolls-Royce, focusing their respective settlements with the British engineering company on different corruption schemes.